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Lamont-Doherty atmospheric scientist Adam Sobel discusses whether Hurricane Sandy was a freak event or a harbinger of things to come.
AccuWeather recently made headlines predicting the return of last winter's frigid lows. But they may be wrong, as Lamont's Adam Sobel explains here.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains the downside to storm-surge barriers in New York Harbor.
Lamont's Adam Sobel explains how climate change figured into Hurricane Sandy's destructiveness.
Quotes Lamont-Doherty researcher Klaus Jacob.
Lamont's Adam Sobel discusses the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on NPR's "Where We Live."
The EarthObserver educational iPad app developed at Lamont-Doherty provides hundreds of world maps showing intriguing information in a huge variety of disciplines.
"At the current speed of too little too slow, we are losing the race against the risks," Lamont-Doherty scientist Klaus Jacob wrote in an email.
The Washington Post reviews Lamont-Doherty scientist Adam Sobel's new book on Hurricane Sandy.
Profile of Columbia's Burden Room in Low Library, one of the stops on Lamont scientist Dave Walker's geology tour of campus.
Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s mega-drought, according to a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.
The 1934 drought is the worst on record for North America in the past 1,000 years, and had similar conditions to the current California drought, says a new study led by Lamont's Benjamin Cook.
Lamont-Doherty seismologist and deputy director Arthur Lerner-Lam comments on a study putting the chance of a big earthquake in the San Francisco Bay Area in the next 30 years at 70 percent.
Lamont's Klaus Jacob explains what should be done to protect New York City from rising seas.
Video of an erupting "trash can" volcano and other highlights from Lamont-Doherty's 2014 Open House.
Features plankton study by Lamont's Helga Goes and Joaquim Gomes.
Profile of former Lamont-Doherty director Peter Eisenberger and his plan to save the world with technology that takes carbon out of the air.
Scientists and photographers will post pictures related to climate change in a partnership with the International Center of Photography. Lamont climate scientist Billy D'Andrea featured in one photo.
Sediment flowing off Greenland's ice sheet could hold clues about current and future sea level rise; Lamont-Doherty geophysicist Robin Bell comments.
Lamont's Peter deMenocal discusses how environmental changes in Africa about a million years ago may have influenced human evolution.